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Black women, cultural images, and social policy

Author: Julia Sheron Jordan-Zachery
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge studies in North American politics, 2.
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This book examines the racing-gendering process of policy making to show how relations of power and forms of inequality are discursively constructed and impact the lives of African American women.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jordan-Zachery, Julia Sheron.
Black women, cultural images, and social policy.
New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008032570
(OCoLC)241304355
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Sheron Jordan-Zachery
ISBN: 9780203883167 0203883160
OCLC Number: 310371905
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 219 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Perceptions, culture and policy : a racing-gendering perspective --
Mythical illusions : cultural images and black womanhood --
mammy is a maniac : black women, images and crime --
You better work : "rehabilitation" and welfare policy --
The government's "make a man kit" : family policies --
For us by us : redefining black womanhood.
Series Title: Routledge studies in North American politics, 2.
Responsibility: Julia S. Jordan-Zachery.

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Offers a critical analysis of the policy making process. This book demonstrates how social meanings surrounding the discourses on crime, welfare and family policies produce and reproduce discursive  Read more...
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